MSU President Engler Targets Safety, Quality, and Transparency with New Health Care Structure

Feb 20, 2018

In keeping with his promise to make health care at Michigan State University a national model for quality and safety, Interim President John Engler has announced a new structure for the university’s health colleges, clinical practice and student wellness programs, including two leadership appointments.


Norman J. Beauchamp Jr., dean of the College of Medicine, has been appointed to the newly created position of associate provost and assistant vice president for health affairs. Anthony M. Avellino, chief executive officer of OSF Healthcare Illinois Neurological Institute, will assume the roles of assistant provost for student health, wellness and safety and MSU HealthTeam chief medical officer.

Beauchamp will maintain his appointment as dean of the College of Medicine.

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